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Mahmoud Fuad Bakeer MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology, Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine
1900 Don Wickham Drive
Clermont, FL
(352) 536-8840

Dr. Mahmoud Bakeer is an adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology specialist in Orlando, FL and Clermont, FL. He is conversant in Arabic. He has indicated that his clinical interests include pulmonary function test (PFT). Dr. Bakeer is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital. Dr. Bakeer studied medicine at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at D.C. General Hospital and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Pulmonary Function Test

Wayne Timothy Ramcharitar MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Emergency Medicine
1900 Don Wickham Drive
Clermont, FL
(352) 536-8840

Dr. Wayne Ramcharitar works as a critical care specialist and emergency medicine specialist. Dr. Ramcharitar honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. After completing medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks French. Dr. Ramcharitar's professional affiliations include South Lake Hospital and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH).

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
3121 Citrus Tower Boulevard
Clermont, FL
(352) 404-5968; (352) 508-1727

Dr. Ahmad Jalloul is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He is a graduate of American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Jalloul trained at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Jalloul is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Jalloul is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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Dr. James Anthony Lucio MD
Specializes in Critical Care (Intensive Care Medicine), Adult Pulmonology
235 Citrus Tower Boulevard; Suite 105
Clermont, FL
(352) 241-4502

Dr. James Lucio is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist. He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, South Lake Hospital, and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Lucio attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Lucio trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology, Adult Critical Care
3121 Citrus Tower Boulevard
Clermont, FL
(352) 404-5968

Dr. Alaa Iskandar, who practices in Clermont, FL and Orlando, FL, is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Ross University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Iskandar is affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care
1900 Don Wickham Drive
Clermont, FL
(352) 536-8840

Dr. Inga Khachaturova is a specialist in adult critical care. She works in Orlando, FL and Clermont, FL. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Bronze. Dr. Khachaturova's education and training includes medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and residency at Staten Island University Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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What is Critical Care?

Critical care, or intensive care medicine, is the delivery of medical care to patients whose illness or injury is so seriously life threatening that they would likely die without intervention. It usually takes place in ICUs or trauma centers. It is referred to as critical care in North America, while it is called intensive care or intensive therapy in the rest of the world. Specialists in this field are sometimes referred to as intensivists.

Critical care may encompass a broad variety of medical specialties in the efforts to save a patient’s life. Critical care specialists must have a good knowledge of anesthesiology, surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, and other specialties. Besides their medical knowledge, intensivists must know a great deal about end-of-life issues, including ethics, advanced directives, and family counseling and bereavement.

Critical care is a relatively modern specialty, which developed along with ICUs beginning in the 1950’s. It looks different from regular medicine, and it can be recognized by the presence of more nurses, more monitoring, more invasive monitors and procedures, and the presence of life-sustaining therapies such as mechanical ventilators and vasopressors.

Specialists in critical care frequently have to make urgent and complex decisions. They use their knowledge and skill to provide intensive care to the most fragile patients and do their best to save lives.
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